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Jamila’s Guide To The 2014/15 Budget

Each year when the federal budget rolls around, we’re afforded a moment of clarity. While many of us don’t want to trawl through all its pages it does paint a clear picture of what stays and what goes in our economy and day to day lives. 756 more words

Aphra Magazine

2 July Approaches: Election Was Won, Or Lost, On Thursday

IN A SIGN tight polls mirror internal findings by the major parties showing the ALP could win on 2 July — and in a response that may well backfire — Labor “leader” Bill Shorten has trashed two years of rhetoric about “fairness” by embracing Abbott-era spending cuts he once derided as vicious, unfair and cruel. 1,827 more words

Joe Hockey sought to block release of Cabcharge details, citing terrorism risk

Former treasurer’s office said the release of five-year-old hire car travel details could put him at risk in a heightened terrorism environment.

Source: Joe Hockey sought to block release of Cabcharge details, citing terrorism risk

Joe Hockey

Australia: let's get rid of the states

Earlier today, I posted the following comment to an article on whether we need the existing system of three levels of government in Australia (see… 437 more words


Tony Abbott And His Cohorts Dishonoured Australian Conservatism

AS 2016 takes early steps toward post-silly season normality, a ministerial reshuffle looms as the first task of the Turnbull government; far from finding a portfolio for Tony Abbott — who really ought to leave Parliament — those on the Liberal Right must accept their deposed leader, and the coterie assembled by him on their behalf, dishonoured Australian conservatism at a time this country most needed sound, orthodox Tory governance. 5,461 more words

Lessons from North Sydney for minor players

27 December 2015

Both sides of politics have much to think about as a new year dawns.  With a Federal election coming next year, the Turnbull Coalition Government looks assured of victory, with the Opposition looking unelectable, at least as far as opinion polls go.   867 more words

Merry Christmas

Well Truth Seekers, what a year we’ve had   :shock:   Starting the year with one alleged PM, and finishing it with another alleged PM   :roll:

And along the way we had: 638 more words

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